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first won the right to vote in UK elections. The stamps tell the story of those whose
                        ceaseless determination led to the vote being finally granted to women over the
                        age of 30 in February 1918.
                 J      Train Time Table – Reading and Ascot to London Waterloo, South Western
                        In 2018, Wokingham was very much a commuter town with many residents
                        travelling, in particular to London Waterloo. The journey took on average 68
                        minutes and during the peak times was served by 2 to 3 trains per hour.

                 K      Wokingham Cultural Month May 2018 – What’s On Guide.
                        Each May, Wokingham Town Council celebrates and promotes the depth and
                        breadth of arts and cultural activity within Wokingham. From art groups to live
                        music, talks to theatre, there is something for everyone.

                 L      Wokingham Theatre – What’s On Guide 2018
                        Wokingham Theatre, founded in 1947 and based in Cantley Park off Twyford
                        Road, is a thriving amateur group. The theatre presents 8 'main' shows each year
                        in a season that runs from mid-September through to the end of July.

                 M      World War I Remembrance
                           1)  Wokingham Remembers – A heritage trail of the War Memorials of
                               Wokingham Borough Towns and Parishes.
                        Wokingham has a long tradition of supporting the World War I Remembrance Day,
                        a Memorial Day observed in Commonwealth of Nations member states since the
                        end of the First World War to remember the members of their armed forces who
                        have died in the line of duty. Raising funds for the armed forces via the selling of
                        “poppies” is part of Wokingham’s heritage.
                        2014 represented the 100 year anniversary of the beginning of World War I and as
                        a result this heritage guide was produced by the Town and Parish Councils
                        documenting the 20 memorials within the borough. In 2018 the banners that were
                        created were brought together again to mark the centenary of the end of the war.
                           2)  WWI Centenary Poppy Badge
                        This is a special “Poppy Badge” marking in 2018 the centenary of the ending of
                        World War I.

                 N      Train Ticket
                        Whilst some digital tickets were available in 2018 most journeys required a paper
                        ticket. This is an off-peak return ticket from Reading to Wokingham costing £3.05
                        and has a 30% discount that were given to people over 60 years of age who had a
                        Senior Railcard.

                 O      National Daily Newspaper – THE TIMES
                        Dated 3  May 2018 and costing £1.60. The Times is a British daily national
                        newspaper based in London. It began in 1785 under the title The Daily Universal
                        Register, adopting its current name on 1 January 1788.

                 P      Local Paper – The Wokingham Paper
                        Issued on 3  May 2018 and costing 60p, this paper provides local news to
                        Wokingham borough residents.

                 Q      A Letter To The Mayor
                        This is a letter from the Wokingham Town Mayor in May 2018, Councillor Julian
                        McGhee-Sumner, addressed to “Your Worshipful the Town Mayor of Wokingham”.
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